The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 167 191 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing Apple 38 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.92% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 19
Average daily rate
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£250 £283 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% -29.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £243 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £16.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2699 3386 3377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.64% 46.12% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 2350 2303
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 95 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.98 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 27 (39.71%) Apple iOS
2 25 (36.76%) Windows
3 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 14 (20.59%) MS Office
6 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
6 13 (19.12%) Finance
7 12 (17.65%) Objective-C
7 12 (17.65%) Blackberry
7 12 (17.65%) Android
8 10 (14.71%) iPhone
8 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
8 10 (14.71%) iPad
9 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
9 9 (13.24%) Scrum
9 9 (13.24%) Citrix
9 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
10 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 8 (11.76%) Web Services
10 8 (11.76%) VMware
10 8 (11.76%) JSON
10 8 (11.76%) Xcode
11 7 (10.29%) TDD
11 7 (10.29%) REST
11 7 (10.29%) Migration
11 7 (10.29%) HTML
12 6 (8.82%) Photoshop
12 6 (8.82%) OO
12 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.82%) Cocoa

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (7.35%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (7.35%) SPSS
3 5 (7.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (5.88%) InDesign
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.94%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.94%) MS Project
6 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 4 (5.88%) Wireless
2 3 (4.41%) SSL
2 3 (4.41%) LDAP
2 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.94%) SMTP
3 2 (2.94%) VPN
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) 3G
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) 2G
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Xcode
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.94%) Calabash
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.94%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) Toad
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.47%) JBehave
5 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.47%) Robotium
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.29%) Designer
5 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.41%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (4.41%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (2.94%) IT Support
7 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (2.94%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
1 8 (11.76%) JSON
2 7 (10.29%) REST
2 7 (10.29%) HTML
3 6 (8.82%) Cocoa
4 5 (7.35%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (5.88%) RESTful
5 4 (5.88%) HTML5
5 4 (5.88%) XML
6 3 (4.41%) Flash
6 3 (4.41%) CSS
6 3 (4.41%) iOS SDK
6 3 (4.41%) CSS3
7 2 (2.94%) Core Animation
7 2 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (1.47%) .NET
8 1 (1.47%) J2ME
8 1 (1.47%) WAP
8 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 10 (14.71%) iPhone
2 10 (14.71%) iPad
3 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) Kindle
5 2 (2.94%) Animation
5 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.94%) Derivative
5 2 (2.94%) Handset
5 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) BBC
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Apple iOS
2 25 (36.76%) Windows
3 12 (17.65%) Android
4 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.35%) Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (13.24%) Scrum
3 7 (10.29%) Migration
3 7 (10.29%) TDD
4 6 (8.82%) OO
5 5 (7.35%) OOP
5 5 (7.35%) Project Management
5 5 (7.35%) MVC
5 5 (7.35%) BDD
6 4 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.41%) Kanban
8 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) Objective-C
2 3 (4.41%) Java
2 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.47%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.47%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Citrix
3 8 (11.76%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Adobe
4 5 (7.35%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) Remedy
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Reuters
6 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.47%) Altiris
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) Calypso
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